Educational Quotes

  • The general belief is that communists in the United Nations come only from the Iron Curtain countries, but this isn't so. We must remember that many of the representatives of free countries are members of the local Communist parties. If you add them all up, you will see they have an amazing degree of control.
  • I don't really eat a lot of fast food, ever, but if I had to eat at one fast food restaurant, it'd be In-N-Out.
  • My God, I have so much bounty in my life.
  • Instead of working for the survival of the fittest, we should be working for the survival of the wittiest - then we can all die laughing.
  • I love Madrid. I am happy to be here. I have been here three years and hope to be here longer. But I am proud of where I come from and never forget the people I grew up with.
  • Peru is a country where more than half the people would emigrate if given the chance. That's half the population that is willing to abandon everything they know for the uncertainty of a life in a foreign land, in another language.
  • When kids would say 'Ching Chong Chinaman,' I thought they were talking to someone behind me. I used to think I was a white Jewish girl named Rebecca or Rachel.
  • I've learned that I can compete at the top level.
  • Climbing has worked for me in a number of ways on Capitol Hill. I'm much more inclined to look at what people do, as opposed to what they say. Also, it's about working together - we're all on the rope together, and you don't get to cut the rope if you're not getting along with someone.
  • Spending and tax cut decisions must be both fiscally responsible and fair to our working families. I believe that fiscal responsibility is the way to create prosperity for America and secure the retirement of America's seniors.
  • I'm a Michael Jordan fan just like everyone else. I just don't think he's the greatest player ever.
  • The songwriting of Hall & Oates is deceptively complex. There are a number of key changes that pass you by as you're listening to the song because they're so seamless and clever.
  • I was introduced to theater by a teacher that found me when I was in elementary school. She tested me for the Gifted and Talented program, started taking me to see the 'Nutcracker Ballet.' I got involved.
  • I love to perform live.
  • My parents called me their wise little baby. I was mature when I was 4 or 5. My brother and sister were older, so I was raised by four adults.
  • I am very short-sighted, and if I don't like a situation I take my glasses off.
  • And at some point I would like to talk my publisher into doing an anthology of my poetry alongside some teen readers' poetry. It would be fun, and really wonderful to get their stuff out there.
  • Oh, my dating skills are the worst. No, I pick the wrong men; it's amazing. I am awful, the worst dater.
  • As more doors open for me, I try to always bring people who I know through.
  • When I visited Syrian special forces along the front lines, I was given extraordinary amounts of detail. They gave me the code numbers for the various positions they've got, told me where the rebels were - about 800 meters away in a forest. I met soldiers who had been wounded but were still serving.
  • But the issue of sexual harassment is not the end of it. There are other issues - political issues, gender issues - that people need to be educated about.
  • Since I was 10 years old, I knew I wanted to sail around the world.
  • She is still less civilized than man, largely because she has not been educated.
  • There's nothing wrong with a lisp.
  • Everyone, real or invented, deserves the open destiny of life.
  • There's no money in poetry, but then there's no poetry in money, either.
  • That is the great joy: to go to work with people that you love, whether they be people that you are in love with or people that you just love, and be creative and artistic and make things that you want to send out into the world and make people feel good.
  • In Europe, they travel a lot lighter. I always joke that my Indonesian passengers bring their house and their neighbor's house.
  • I wanted to make a film that was sophisticated and emotional, but for a wider audience.
  • My opinion is that politicians should be humble in the face of history. And whenever history is a matter of debate, it should be left in the hands of historians and experts.
  • Truthfully, being pregnant is changing me as a person. Each day is part of this amazing journey that has completely shifted the focus of my life and made me reevaluate my personal and professional goals.
  • Sanity is a cozy lie.
  • Modernism is typically defined as the condition that begins when people realize God is truly dead, and we are therefore on our own.
  • The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
  • 'Spamalot' was a blip! I've never done anything else like that, and yet it's the only time I've ever been nominated for an Olivier award!
  • Have you ever heard of a pianist who never had to practice - or of an architect who didn't bother to find out why buildings stand up?
  • For me, Paralympic sport isn't about being the best human being. It's about being the best human being with that particular level of disability.
  • All persons harboring or secreting the conspirators or aiding their concealment or escape, will be treated as accomplices in the murder of the President and shall be subject to trial before a military commission, and the punishment of death.
  • Some days, just occasionally, when I've had just one too many chickpeas, drizzles of olive oil or chunks of feta, I crave a return to the sushi-filled joints of Tokyo.
  • One way and another I was having a ball - playing gigs, jamming and listening to fine musicians. Then came a crisis at home. My stepfather fell sick, and it meant I had to support the family.
  • A true critic ought to dwell upon excellencies rather than imperfections, to discover the concealed beauties of a writer, and communicate to the world such things as are worth their observation.
  • People will forget me pretty quick.
  • A theme in a lot of my books - and in my own life - is making choices that you feel you should make, or what society wants you to make, as opposed to what is truly right for you.
  • I thought I couldn't afford to take her out and smoke as well. So I gave up cigarettes. Then I took her out and one day I looked at her and thought: 'Oh well,' and I went back to smoking again, and that was better.
  • They thought that athletes that worked out with my system wouldn't be able to throw a ball because they'd be too muscle bound. Those are the misconceptions I had to go through for about 40 years.
  • Our first priority is to cut taxes.
  • The blood and sweat shed by United States and United Nations troops proved to be the prime mover behind the realisation of freedom throughout the post-war period.
  • The Premier League is more physically demanding than Ligue 1. I love English football; it's the best in the world in my opinion, and I hope to stay here for many years to come.